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Graduate Audit Assistant Apprenticeship with Armstrong Watson ARMSTRONG WATSON LLP

Sitting in our Audit and Assurance team you will work with our larger clients and will often be based at client sites as part of a wider team. Our onsite teams are a minimum of 2 up to teams of 8!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9-5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently looking for our next exciting year of Graduate  Chartered Accountants to start with us in September 2023.

Although typically we would look to bring in successful individuals over the summer months if available.We have positions available across our Carlisle, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester & Newcastle offices. We’ve designed our three-year programme to take you on a journey to become a professionally qualified business adviser.

  • You will help us provide market leading business advice and service to support our clients’ growth.
  • You will have lots of exciting challenges and rewarding career development opportunities.
  • With full study support for the ICAEW ACA qualification, you will pack in lots of learning and new experiences alongside your formal study and revision for exams.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As an Accounting Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Accountancy Taxation Professional Apprenticeship at Level 7. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW professional qualification.

The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.



What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This is an exciting opportunity with mind stimulating challenges and rewarding career development opportunities.Throughout the training scheme you may also be given the opportunity to gain experience across a variety of specialist service lines including Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax Consultancy, Corporate Finance and Financial Planning depending on business needs and workload.We aim for colleagues to have two service-line rotations throughout the three year learning period for a period of 4-5 weeks each time however this subject to business demands.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


Other AAT (Grade 2:1/2:2) Essential

About the employer

Armstrong Watson is a leading independent audit firm with offices across North of England and Scotland and ranked in the top 30 firms of accountants and business advisers. Our people and culture are at the heart of what we do. We recognise the unique impact our employees have on not only our clients but also colleagues and the communities in which we operate. Our success depends on every one of us behaving consistently across four values; Honesty, Humanity, Passion and Trust.We have plans for growth that are not only ambitious but well within our reach. We're going places and are looking for motivated individuals to join our growing team to help us get there!




Suite 62, Pure Offices

Brooks Drive

Cheadle Royal Business Park


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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Dec 2022